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Haaah!
~ Link's shout

A sword wields no strength unless the hand that holds it has courage.
~ Hero's Shade, the ghost of the Hero of Time

I found a mirror under the table.
~ Link's rare dialogue in Zelda II: The Adventures of Link

Link is the Hyrulian hero from the video game series, The Legend of Zelda. He previously fought Cloud Strife in the 22nd episode of DEATH BATTLE!, Link VS Cloud (2012), as well as the rematch in the 147th episode, Link VS Cloud (2021). He also fought Cloud Strife and Sora in episodes of One Minute Melee, and Meta Knight and Trunks in episodes of DBX.

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far

As Breath of the Wild Link

As CD-I Link

As Skyward Sword Link

As Toon Link

As Wolf Link With Midna

As Young Link

Battles Royale

With Midna

With Yoshi

With someone else

Battle Record

WARNING: The following tab will reveal the numbers of wins and losses for the following character. Read at your own risk.

Battle Record

  • Wins: 32
  • Losses: 25
  • Draws: 0

Possible Opponents

As Young Link

History

The multi-incarnated hero of Hyrule, he has defeated the forces of evil for over ten generations. He bears the Spirit of the Hero, the unbreakable will and prowess of defeating evil, and the abilities of the previous owner.

Death Battle Info (Official)

Background

  • Age:16
  • Height: 5'6"/170cm
  • Bears the Spirit of the Hero
  • Left-Handed
  • Multincarnate
  • Humble & Courageous
  • Skilled in Boxing, Sumo Wrestling

Master Sword aka Goddess Sword

  • Crafted by the Goddess Hylia
  • Repels evil
  • Indestructible
  • Sword Beam/Skyward Strike
  • Deflects light energy magic
  • Medallions
    • Bombos - Launches fire
    • Ether - Freezes foes
    • Quake - Makes earthquakes

Weaponry

Armor

Feats


Death Battle Info (Fanon)

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Main Appearance(s)

  • Skyward Sword (2011)

Background

  • 17 years old
  • First known Hero in The Legend of Zelda
  • Graduate of the Knight Academy
  • Childhood friend of Zelda
  • Right-Handed

Equipment

Master Sword

  • Blade of evil's bane
  • Created by the Goddess Hylia
  • Final form of the Goddess Sword
  • Can unleash Skyward Strikes if raised to the sky

Hylian Shield

  • Crafted by the Thunder God Lanayru
  • Completely unbreakable

Beetle

  • A remotely controlled robotic beetle
  • Can pick up and carry small objects

Sacred Bow

  • Advanced version of the Bow & Arrow
  • Shoots arrows farther and with more power than the regular bow

Clawshot

  • Can latch onto various objects

Bombs

  • Primitive, plant-like explosives
  • Link can carry 40 bombs with two Large Bomb Bags

Fireshield Earrings

  • Protect Link from catching fire
  • Extinguishes any fire caught on Link's body

Gust Bellows

  • Can be used to blow away enemies or uncover objects

Feats

  • Passed the Wing Ceremony and became a Knight
  • Defeated the Imprisoned
  • Defeated Demon Lord Ghirahim multiple times
  • Defeated the Demon King Demise

Faults

  • Tends to be lazy
  • Has very limited training in swordplay
  • Can get reckless and brash when his friends are in trouble

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Main Appearance(s)

  • The Minish Cap (2004)

Background

  • Physically an early teenager
  • Blacksmith's apprentice
  • Childhood friend of Princess Zelda
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Four Sword

  • Created using the Four Elements
  • Evolved form of the Picori Blade
  • Turns Link into four exact copies of himself

Cane of Pacci

  • Flips any object in its path upside-down

Gust Jar

  • Can be used to blow away enemies or uncover objects

Magical Boomerang

  • Evolved form of the Boomerang
  • Can change direction mid flight
  • Has longer range than the Boomerang

Mirror Shield

  • Any projectiles that hit this shield are converted into a beam that Link can fire back

Remote Bomb

  • Evolved form of the Bomb
  • Can be detonated remotely by Link

Bow

  • Regular Bow & Arrow
  • Can charge up Light Arrows that deal more damage

Feats

  • Was trained in swordplay by the Blade Brothers
  • Defeated the Wind Mage Vaati
  • Copies made by the Four Sword can amplify his strength four times over

Faults

  • Doesn't have much experience
  • Copies made by the Four Sword cannot act independently
  • Copies made by the Four Sword will disappear over time

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Main Appearance(s)

  • A Link to the Past and Four Swords (2002)
  • Four Swords: Anniversary Edition (2011)

Background

  • Physically an early teenager
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Four Sword

  • Sword passed down from the Hero of the Minish
  • Turns Link into four copies of himself

Shield

  • Blocks basic projectiles

Gnat Hat

  • Shrinks Link to a minuscule size
  • Can be used to get through small passageways

Chain Chomp

  • Attacks enemies ruthlessly
  • Can not be destroyed

Magnetic Glove

  • Can both push and pull objects and enemies

Boomerang

  • Comes back to Link when thrown
  • Stuns opponents for a short time

Bomb

  • Explodes after a short time

Bow

  • Regular Bow & Arrow

Feats

  • Defeated the Wind Mage Vaati
  • Copies made by the Four Sword can amplify his strength four times over
  • Copies made by the Four Sword can act independently

Faults

  • Doesn't have much experience
  • Each copy of Link made by the Four Sword share one health bar

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Main Appearance(s)

  • Ocarina of Time (1998)
  • Majora's Mask (2000)
  • Twilight Princess (2006)
  • Ocarina of Time 3D (2011)
  • Majora's Mask 3D (2015)
  • Twilight Princess HD (2016)

Background

  • Physically 16 years old, mentally 9 years old in Ocarina of Time
  • Physically 9-10 years old in Majora's Mask
  • Height: 5'6" | 170 cm (Adult)
  • Height: 4'7" | 140 cm (Kid)
  • Deceased and weathered ghost in Twilight Princess
  • Adopted son of the Great Deku Tree
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Master Sword

  • Blade of evil's bane
  • Created by the Goddess Hylia
  • No longer wielded by the Hero of Time; was put to rest in the Temple of Time

Great Fairy's Sword

  • Obtained after collecting 15 Stray Fairies in the Stone Tower Temple
  • Nearly as strong as the Fierce Deity's blade
  • Is double-handed, cannot be used in concurrence with his shield until he becomes an adult

Shade Sword

  • A cracked, broken-down knight's sword
  • Used to train the Hero of Twilight

Hylian Shield

  • Crafted by the Thunder God Lanayru
  • Completely unbreakable

Hero's Bow

  • Can hold up to 50 arrows in the Largest Quiver
  • Has Fire Arrows that carry fire properties, and consume magic upon use
  • Has Ice Arrows that carry ice properties, and consume magic upon use
  • Has Light Arrows that carry holy properties, and consume magic upon use

Bomb

  • Can carry 40 bombs in the Biggest Bomb Bag
  • Bombchu variants can move across flat surfaces

Hookshot

  • Can latch onto objects and allow Link to travel to them
  • Is able to briefly stun opponents when hit

Mirror Shield

  • Any projectiles that hit this shield are converted into a beam that Link can fire back

Lens of Truth

  • Reveals hidden or invisible objects that wouldn't normally be noticeable by the human eye

Deku Mask

  • Allows for Link to turn into a member of the Deku Scrub species
  • Can shoot bubbles from his mouth that can stun or even damage enemies
  • Can briefly fly using Deku Flowers
  • Can briefly skip across water

Goron Mask

  • Allows for Link to turn into a member of the Goron species
  • His punches are powered up to the extreme, and carry fiery properties
  • Can roll around in a ball at great speeds

Zora Mask

  • Allows for Link to turn into a member of the Zora species
  • Can swim as high speeds with incredible technique
  • Is able to throw his fins like boomerangs
  • Can summon an electric barrier around him, consuming magic

Fierce Deity Link

  • Allows for Link to turn into a mysterious divine Hylian-like warrior
  • Wields the Double Helix Sword, that can fire beams when swung
  • Cannot wield a shield, but his overwhelming strength more than makes up for it

Feats

  • Defeated numerous minions of Ganondorf without any formal training
  • Killed Ganondorf while still mentally 9 years old
  • Was entrusted by Princess Zelda to protect the Ocarina of Time
  • Saved Termina from the vile Majora
  • Was able to pass down advanced sword techniques to his descendant, the Hero of Twilight

Faults

  • Was never truly trained in combat until after his adventures in Termina
  • A completely new timeline exists in which he was slain by Ganondorf
  • Carries deep regrets about his premature death and inability to pass down his teachings while he was alive

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Main Appearance(s)

  • A Link to the Past (1991)
  • Link's Awakening (1993)
  • A Link to the Past and Four Swords (2002)
  • Link's Awakening (2019)

Background

  • 17 years old
  • Raised by his uncle, a former Royal Swordsman
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Master Sword

  • Blade of evil's bane
  • Created by the Goddess Hylia
  • No longer wielded by the Hero of Legend; was put to rest in the Lost Woods

Koholint Sword

  • Evolved form of Link's regular sword
  • Obtained after collecting 20 Secret Seashells
  • Has Link's name engraved in it
  • Can shoot beams when Link is at full health

Bow

  • A basic bow that shoots regular arrows

Red Shield

  • Evolved form of the Fighter's Shield, after being thrown into the Mysterious Pond
  • Once wielded by Link's uncle, before his demise
  • Can absorb attacks with fire properties

Hero's Bow

  • Can hold up to 50 arrows in the Largest Quiver
  • Has Fire Arrows that carry fire properties, and consume magic upon use
  • Has Ice Arrows that carry ice properties, and consume magic upon use
  • Has Light Arrows that carry holy properties, and consume magic upon use

Titan's Mitt

  • Allows for Link to carry boulders that would normally be impossible to move

Hookshot

  • Can latch onto objects and allow Link to travel to them
  • Is able to briefly stun opponents when hit

Pegasus Shoes

  • Allow for Link to run at superhuman speeds

Magical Boomerang

  • Evolved form of the Boomerang
  • Can be thrown faster and farther than the Boomerang
  • Stuns enemies when hit

Feats

  • Defeated the Dark Wizard, Agahnim
  • Defeated a Ganon who wielded the Complete Triforce, without much training
  • Defeated the Wind Fish's nightmares, waking it up from its horrible dream
  • Was entrusted by Princess Zelda to save Hyrule after their first encounter together

Faults

  • Was only briefly trained in combat by his uncle
  • Carries the weight of having destroyed Koholint Island, by waking the Wind Fish

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Main Appearance(s)

  • Oracle of Seasons (2001)
  • Oracle of Ages (2001)

Background

  • Physically a young adult
  • Wandering hero in the land of Hyrule
  • Has a Triforce-shaped birthmark on his left hand
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Master Sword

  • Upgraded version of the Noble Sword
  • Upgraded by the Oracle of Secrets, Farore
  • Far more powerful than any other sword this Link can wield
  • Can shoot blade beams when swung

Mirror Shield

  • Any projectiles that hit this shield are converted into a beam that Link can fire back

Bow

  • A basic bow that shoots regular arrows

Magic Boomerang

  • Evolved form of the Boomerang
  • Can be thrown faster and farther than the Boomerang
  • Stuns enemies when hit

Titan's Mitt

  • Allows for Link to carry boulders that would normally be impossible to move

Hookshot

  • Can latch onto objects and allow Link to travel to them
  • Is able to briefly stun opponents when hit

Pegasus Shoes

  • Allow for Link to run at superhuman speeds

Magical Boomerang

  • Evolved form of the Boomerang
  • Can be thrown faster and farther than the Boomerang
  • Stuns enemies when hit

Magnetic Glove

  • Can both push and pull objects and enemies

Feats

  • Traveled through both Holodrum and Labrynna
  • Saved the Oracles, Nayru and Din, from General Onox and Veran
  • Killed an incomplete form of Ganon
  • After defeating Ganon, Zelda states that Link wielded the Complete Triforce within himself

Faults

  • Only defeated a mindless Ganon, never fighting him at his full strength
  • Doesn't wield very powerful items, mainly standard equipment

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Main Appearance(s)

  • A Link Between Worlds (2013)
  • Tri Force Heroes (2015)

Background

  • Physically a young adult
  • Lives alone, works as a blacksmith's apprentice
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Master Sword Lv3

  • Blade of evil's bane
  • Created by the Goddess Hylia
  • Powered-up version of the Master Sword, using Master Ore
  • Range of spin attack and size of blade beams are increased
  • Far more powerful than the regular Master Sword
  • No longer wielded by the New Hero of Hyrule; was put to rest in the Lost Woods

Hylian Shield

  • Crafted by the Thunder God Lanayru
  • Completely unbreakable

Nice Bow

  • Evolved form of the Bow, upgraded by the Mother Maiamai
  • Shoots three arrows at once, instead of one
  • No set amount, the arrows are rechargeable

Nice Bombs

  • Evolved form of the Bombs, upgraded by the Mother Maiamai
  • Far larger and more powerful than normal bombs
  • No set amount, they are rechargeable

Nice Boomerang

  • Evolved form of the Boomerang, upgraded by the Mother Maiamai
  • Shoots three arrows at once, instead of one
  • Stuns for a longer amount of time
  • No set amount, it is rechargeable

Nice Hammer

  • Evolved form of the Hammer, upgraded by the Mother Maiamai
  • Hits much harder, and it much larger than normal
  • No set amount, it is rechargeable

Nice Ice Rod

  • Evolved form of the Ice Rod, upgraded by the Mother Maiamai
  • Shoots four ice balls at once, instead of one
  • No magic required, it is rechargeable

Nice Fire Rod

  • Evolved form of the Fire Rod, upgraded by the Mother Maiamai
  • Shoots a fiery tornado instead of a fire ball
  • No magic required, it is rechargeable

Titan's Mitt

  • Allows for Link to carry boulders that would normally be impossible to move

Nice Hookshot

  • Evolved form of the Hookshot, upgraded by the Mother Maiamai
  • Can latch onto objects and allow Link to travel to them
  • Is able to stun opponents when hit for a longer duration of time
  • No magic required, it is rechargeable

Pegasus Shoes

  • Allow for Link to run at superhuman speeds

Fierce Deity Armor

  • Link dresses up as the Hylian-like mysterious god
  • Shoots four beams at once when his sword is swung

Doppels

  • Two inanimate dolls that Link can possess
  • Only one Doppel can be controlled at a time
  • Perfect copies of Link, only differ in color

Feats

  • Defeated Yuga on countless occasions
  • Defeated Yuganon, who wielded both the Triforce of Power and Wisdom
  • Defeated Lady Maud, rescuing Princess Styla

Faults

  • Got no formal training whatsoever
  • Doppels cannot be controlled at the same time
  • Each Doppel shares a health bar

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Main Appearance(s)

  • The Legend of Zelda (1986)
  • The Adventure of Link (1987)

Background

  • 16 years old
  • Entrusted by Impa to save the Kingdom of Hyrule and Princess Zelda
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Magical Sword

  • Obtained by the Old Man who lives in the Cemetery
  • Much more powerful than the White Sword
  • Shoots sword beams when at full health

Magical Shield

  • Has much greater defense than the Wooden Shield
  • Can block magical attacks, including ones with elemental properties

Silver Arrows

  • Arrows imbued with holy power, enough to kill Ganon
  • On par with arrows such as the Light Arrows

Bombs

  • Basic bombs that can destroy boulders and other roadblocks

Magical Boomerang

  • Evolved form of the Boomerang
  • Shoots can be thrown farther than the normal boomerang

Red Ring

  • Wearing this allows Link to take a quarter of the damage he would normally sustain from any attack

Feats

  • Defeated both Ganon and Shadow Link
  • Collected the shards of the Triforce of Wisdom from around Hyrule
  • Rescued Princess Zelda on two separate occasions
  • Prevented Ganon's resurrection

Faults

  • Has no advanced items, his equipment is fairly standard
  • One of the only Link's to not possess either the Master Sword or Hylian Shield
  • Uses very basic sword-fighting techniques

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Main Appearance(s)

  • Twilight Princess (2006)
  • Twilight Princess HD (2016)

Background

  • 17 years old
  • Works as a ranch-hand in Ordon Village
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Master Sword

  • Blade of evil's bane
  • Created by the Goddess Hylia
  • Was able to turn Link back into his human form, with its presence alone

Hylian Shield

  • Crafted by the Thunder God Lanayru
  • Completely unbreakable

Zora Armor

  • Allow for Link to breathe underwater and swim with ease

Magic Armor

  • Makes Link completely vulnerable, loses Rupees instead of health.
  • Slows Link down tremendously if he runs out of Rupees

Hero's Bow

  • A bow passed down by the Hero of Time, protected by the Goron Tribe
  • Can be equipped with bombs to create Bomb Arrows
  • Has incredible accuracy when used with the Hawkeye item
  • Link can hold up to 100 Arrows with the Giant Quiver

Bombs

  • Basic bombs that can destroy boulders and other roadblocks
  • Link can hold 60 Bombs and 30 Water Bombs with the Giant Bomb Bag

Double Clawshot

  • Allows for Link to attach to walls and other objects with each
  • Two Clawshots allows for Link to shoot from place to place without landing

Gale Boomerang

  • Can be thrown much like a regular Boomerang, and stuns enemies quite the same
  • Produces a small tornado that can upturn objects, knock enemies off course, and put out fire

Feats

  • Defeated the Twilight King, Zant
  • Bested the Demon King, Ganondorf, in four separate battle phases
  • Saved Hyrule from being overcome by the Twilight Realm
  • Was trained by the Hero of Time, learning all of his advanced combat techniques
  • Can wrestle goats, Gorons, and even Beast Ganon
  • Was one of the only Links to kill Ganondorf, forcing him to reincarnate instead of simply resurrecting

Faults

  • Has no items that increase his physical attributes, relying only on his own physical strength

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Main Appearance(s)

  • Four Swords Adventures (2004)

Background

  • Physically an early teenager
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Four Sword

  • Sword passed down from the Hero of the Minish and Hero of Four
  • Turns Link into four copies of himself

Shield

  • Blocks basic projectiles

Boomerang

  • Comes back to Link when thrown
  • Stuns opponents for a short time

Bomb

  • Explodes after a short time

Bow

  • Regular Bow & Arrow

Pegasus Boots

  • Allows for Link to run at superhuman speeds

Magic Hammer

  • Crushes anything in its way, including boulders and enemies

Fire Rod

  • Shoots flames when swung

Feats

  • Defeated the Wind Mage Vaati, and proceeded to seal him in the Four Sword
  • Defeated the Demon King Ganon, and proceeded to seal him in the Four Sword
  • Copies made by the Four Sword can amplify his strength four times over
  • Copies made by the Four Sword can act independently
  • Each Link made by the Four Sword has their own Life Force

Faults

  • Doesn't have much experience
  • Defeated a new and inexperienced Ganon
  • Required help of the Maidens to seal Ganon away for good

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Main Appearance(s)

  • The Wind Waker (2002)
  • Phantom Hourglass (2007)
  • The Wind Waker HD (2013)

Background

  • Around 12 years old
  • Works as a crew member on Tetra's Pirate Ship
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Master Sword

  • Blade of evil's bane
  • Created by the Goddess Hylia
  • Was drained of all power, however the Hero of Winds restored it to full strength
  • No longer wielded by the Hero of Winds; was left embedded in Ganondorf's skull

Phantom Sword

  • Forged out of the Blacksmith Zauz out of three Pure Metals and the Phantom Hourglass
  • Designed to defeat Phantoms and the malevolent Bellum

Hylian Shield

  • Crafted by the Thunder God Lanayru
  • Completely unbreakable

Boomerang

  • Comes back to Link when thrown
  • Stuns opponents for a short time

Bomb

  • Explodes after a short time
  • Can carry up to 99 Bombs in the Biggest Bomb Bag

Hero's Bow

  • Regular Bow & Arrow
  • Can carry up to 99 arrows in the Large Quiver

Hookshot

  • Can latch onto and shoot Link to different locations

Feats

  • Was trained in sword combat by Orca, a sword master
  • Defeated the Demon King Ganondorf in single combat, with the help of Zelda
  • Defeated Bellum, saving the Ocean King

Faults

  • Very young, not extremely experienced
  • Becomes reckless and brash when the lives of his family and friends are at risk

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Main Appearance(s)

  • Spirit Tracks (2009)

Background

  • Around 10 years old
  • Works as a train engineer
  • Left-handed

Equipment

Lokomo Sword

  • Once used by the Spirits of Good to destroy evil
  • Given to Link by Anjean
  • Is imbued with sacred and holy power, able to stun Phantoms
  • Was used to kill the Demon King, Malladus

Shield of Antiquity

  • Given to Link from Niko
  • Was once the Wooden Shield, the very same one used by the Hero of Winds

Boomerang

  • Comes back to Link when thrown
  • Stuns opponents for a short time

Bomb

  • Explodes after a short time
  • Can hold up to 30 Bombs in the Large-Sized Bomb Bag

Bow

  • Regular Bow & Arrow
  • Can hold up to 50 arrows in his Quiver

Whip

  • Can latch onto objects to allow for Link to swing from place to place
  • Can damage and stun enemies when hit

Feats

  • Was taught to be a Train Engineer, the greatest in Hyrule
  • Defeated the Demon King Malladus with the help of Princess Zelda

Faults

  • Not much, if any, sword practice
  • Has a very limited arsenal of useful equipment

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Main Appearance(s)

  • Breath of the Wild (2017)

Background

  • Around 17 years old
  • One of five Champions of Hyrule
  • Dubbed Princess Zelda's personal guardian
  • Right-handed

Equipment

Master Sword

  • Blade of evil's bane
  • Created by the Goddess Hylia
  • More powerful when faced against evil/dark creatures
  • Shoots blade beams when swung at full health
  • Runs out of energy, has to be recharged

Hylian Shield

  • Crafted by the Thunder God Lanayru
  • Will break after taking a few powerful hits

Boomerang

  • Comes back to Link when thrown
  • Stuns opponents for a short time

Hero's Bow

  • Regular Bow & Arrow
  • Bow will break after being overused
  • Can use Guardian Arrows, which completely eviscerate enemies on contact

Remote Bomb

  • Won't explode until Link detonates it himself
  • Has no set amount, Link will have a bomb so long as he lets his Bomb Rune recharge
  • Comes in the form of spherical bombs and cube bombs

Stasis Rune

  • Allows for Link to freeze enemies and objects in time
  • Anything hit during the Stasis period will gather up momentum, before the Stasis runs out

Magnesis Rune

  • Allows for Link to control and manipulate metallic objects, moving them around at will

Cryonis Rune

  • Can create ice pillars out of surfaces of water
  • Pillars can be climbed upon
  • Only three ice pillars can be made at a time
  • Link can destroy each pillar at will

Daruk's Protection

  • Summons a barrier around Link that can block any attack
  • Will shatter after withstanding three hits
  • After being used up, it will recharge

Revali's Gale

  • Allows for Link to soar into the sky, far higher than he could ever reach before
  • Will become unable to use after three uses
  • After being used up, it will recharge

Mipha's Grace

  • Brings Link back to life after he falls in battle
  • Only has one usage before it becomes unusable
  • After being used up, it will recharge

Urbosa's Fury

  • Summons a wave of electricity that strikes at enemies after Link performs a Spin Attack
  • Will become unable to use after three uses
  • After being used up, it will recharge

Feats

  • Destroyed each Blight Ganon, along with Calamity Ganon himself, mostly on his own
  • Trained hard to become an esteemed Royal Knight, much like his father
  • Relearned his sword techniques instantly, despite suffering amnesia
  • Could defeat hoards of enemies on his own
  • Is recorded to have defeated a Guardian using only a Pot Lid as defense

Faults

  • Somewhat over-reliant on his Runes and abilities, which have limited uses
  • Nearly all of his equipment can break
  • Does not wield the Triforce of Courage, as most other Links do

Gallery

Trivia

  • In the first and second Legend of Zelda games as both of them involve the same incarnation of Link, he actually has saved not only one but two different Princess Zelda, the first one in The Legend of Zelda while she broke The Triforce of Wisdom in eight different pieces while the other Princess Zelda he saved six years later who was under a curse that put her to sleep as seen in Zelda II: The Adventures of Link.

References

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